Souters o' Selkirk (The)

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 Theme code Index    356 531H
 Also known as    Up Wi' the Souters, Suttors of Selkirk, Sulters of Selkerke, Butterfly (4) (The), North Country Tune (A), North Cuntry Tune (A)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    England, Scotland
 Genre/Style    Northumbrian/Borders, Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Air/Lament/Listening Piece, Slip/Hop Jig
 Key/Tonic of    G
 Accidental    1 sharp
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    9/8
 History    ENGLAND(North East)
 Structure    AABB
 Editor/Compiler    Daniel Wright
 Book/Manuscript title    Book:Aria di Camera
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 5
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1727
 Title of recording    
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    
 Year recorded    
 Score   (1)   

X:20 T:A North Cuntry [sic] tune T:aka The Souters of Selkirk M:6/4 L:1/4 S:Wright 1713 N: N:barred as printed;bar 3 note 6 as printe Z:p K:G G | B<d g B/c/d/B/ g | dBG B/c/d/B/ g | B/c/d/B/ gg2A | B/c/d/B/ d B/c/d/B/ g | dBG e>ce | eBdf2A :||Bee/f/g>fe | dBGBde/f/ | g>fef2A | Bde/f/g>fe | dB/c/d/B/ e c/d/e/c/ | d B/c/d/B/f2A :||B/c/d/B/ dB/c/d/B/ g | dBG B/c/d/B/ d | B/c/d/B/ gf2A | B/c/d/B/ dB/c/d/B/ g | d>Bde>ce | d>Bdf2A :||GgBg>Bg | cgBGgB | g>BgAfA | GgBg>Bg | BfBAfA | f>Agf2A :||d2_e/d/e/d/ c/B/ g | dBG d2_e/d/ | e/d/c/B/ g f2A | d2_e/d/ e/d/c/B/g | dBd ece | dBdf2A :||Bdgg e/f/g/e/ | gGgB>dg | g e/f/g/e/f2A | Bdgg e/f/g/e/ | d B/c/d/B/ec/d/e/c/ | dB/c/d/B/f2A :||

X:1 T:Sulters of Sellkerke, The M:3/4 L:1/8 B:Daniel Wright – Aria di Camera (London, 1727, No. 5) N:”being A Choice Collection of Scotch, Irish & Welsh Airs N:for the Violin and German Flute by the following masters N:Mr. Alex. Urquahart of Edinburgh, Mr. Dermot O'Connar of Limrick N:Mr. Hugh Edwards of Carmarthen” F: Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G Bc d2 e2|d2B2g2|(ed)(cB)(AG)|Bc d2e2|d2B2g2|f4A2| Bc d2e2|d2B2g2|(ed)(cB)(AG)|c3d (c/d/e)|d2B2g2|f4 A2|| g2G2B2|g2f2e2|d2B2G2|g2G2B2|g2f2e2|f4 (d/e/f)| g2G2B2|g2f2e2|d2g2B2|c3d (c/d/e)|d2B2g2| f4A2|| d2 d4|d2 B2 (ef)|(ed)(cB)(AG)|d6|d2B2 (bc') |a4 A2| d6|d2B2 (bc')|a2 (gfed)|c3d (c/d/e)|d2B2g2|f4 A2|| G2B2 d2|g2f2e2|d2B2G2|G2B2d2|g2d2g2|f4A2| G2B2d2|g2f2e2|d2g2A2|c3d (c/d/e)|d2B2g2|f4 A2|| d2 (dB) (dB)|g2 (gd) (gd)|(ed)(cB)(AG)|d2 (dB) (dB)|g2 (gd) (gd)| f4 A2|d2 (dB) (dB)|g2 (gd) (gd)|e2 (ec) (ec)|f2 (fd) (fd)|fg a2 (gf)|g4 G2|| dcBcdB|gfefge|dcBABG|dcBcdB|gfefge|f2 A2| dcBcdB|gfefge|c'bagfe|gfedcB|c2e2a2|f4 A2|| g2 (ag)(fe)|d2g2d2|(ed)(cB)(AG)|g2 (ag)(fe)|d2g2 (bc')|f4 A2| g2 (ag)(fe)|d2g2 (bc')|a2 (gf)(ed)|cBcde=f|d2 g2f2|g4 G2||

X:2 T:Sulters of Sellkerke M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:Wright's Compleat Collection of Celebrated Country Dances (1740, p. 44) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G Bc d2e2|d2B2G2|(ed)(cB)(AG)|Bc d2e2| d2B2g2|e4A2|Ac d2e2|d2B2g2|(ed)(cB)(AG)|c3cd2| d2B2g2|e4 A2||g2G2B2|g2f2e2|d2B2G2| g2G2B2|g2f2e2|f4A2|g2G2B2|g2f2e2| d2g2B2|c3d (c/d/e)|d2B2g2|e4 A2||

X:1 T:Souters of Selkirk, The M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" B:Francis Barsanti – “Collection of Old Scots Tunes” (Edinburgh, 1742, p. 10) F: N:Francis Barsanti (1690-1775) was an Italian flautist, oboist and composer who spent N:most of his life in London and Edinburgh. Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G V:1 G2|SBc d2 e2|Td2B2g2|(ed)(cB)(AG)|Bc d2 Je2|Td2{c}B2 g2|{a}f4A2| Bc d2 e2|Td2 {c}B2g2|(ed)(cB)T(AB)|c3d Je2|Td2 {c}B2 g2|Tf4 A2:| |:g2G2B2|g2Tf2e2|Td2 (cB)(AG)|g2G2 B2|g2 (ag)(fe)|Tf4 A2| g2G2B2|g2 (ag)T(fe)|d2G2B2|c3d Je2|Td2B2 g2|{a}Tf4 A2S:|] V:2 clef = bass z2|SG,A, B,2C2|B,2G,2B,2|C4 D2|G,A, B,2C2|B,2 G,A,B,C|D6| G,,A,, B,,2C,2|B,,2G,,2B,,2|C,4 D,2|E,3D, C,2|B,,2 G,,A,,B,,C,|D,6:| |:G,4F,2|E,2D,2C,2|B,,6|E,4D,2|C,4^C,2|D,2D,,2C,2| B,,4G,2|E,2C,4|C,2B,,2G,,2|E,3D,C,2|B,,2 G,,A,,B,,C,|D,6S:|]

X:3 T:Sulters of Selkerke M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Country Dance B:John Walsh - Caledonian Country Dances (c. 1745, p. 96) N:Published in several volumes and different editions, 1731-c. 1745) Z:AK/Fiddler's Companion K:G Bc d2e2|d2B2g2|(ed)(cB)(AG)|Bc d2 e2| d2B2g2|Tf4A2|Bcd2e2|d2B2g2| (ed)(cB)(AG)|c3de2|d2B2g2|Tf4 A2:| |:g2G2B2|g2f2e2|d2B2G2|g2G2B2|{ef}g2Tf2e2|Tf4A2| g2G2B2|g2f2e2|d2g2B2|c3d (c/d/)e|d2G2g2|Tf4 A2:|]

X:1 T:Souters of Selkirk, The M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Slow" B:James Oswald – Caledonian Pocket Companion, vol. 1 (1760, p. 34) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G (Bc) d2e2|d2B2g2|(ed)(cB)(AG)|(Bc)d2e2|{e}d2B2 (g>a)|{g}Tf4 A2| (B2c2)d2|g2 (ag)(fe)|d2 (cB)(AG)|c3d (c/d/e)|{e}d2B2 (g>a)|{g}Tf4A2:| |:g2G2B2|Tg3f e2|{e}d2 (cB)(AG)|g2G2B2|g2 (ag)(fe)|Tf4 A2| g2G2B2|g2 (ag)(fe)|d2g2B2|(cBcd)ec|d2B2 (g>a)|Tf4 A2:| |:G2 (Bcd)B|g2 (efge)|d2 (BcdB)|G2 (BcdB)|g2 (efge)|Tf4A2| G2B2d2|g2 (ag)(fe)|(dc)(BA)(BG)|c2e2a2|d2 (fgaf)|g4 G2:| |:g2 (ag)(fe)|d2g2d2|(ed)(cB)(AG)|g2 (ag)(fe)|d2g2 (b>c')| {b}a4A2|g2 (ag)(ge)|d2 (ef) g2|(ec)(dB)(AG)|(cBc).d.e.f| d3 g f2|{f}g4 G2::d2 (d<B)(d<B)|g2 (g<d)(g<d)|(ed)(cB)(AG)| d2 (d<B)(d<B)|g2 (g<e)(g<e)|Tf4A2|d2 (d<B)(d<B)|g2 (g<d)(g<d)| e2 (e<c)(e<c)|f2 (f<d)(f<d)|(fga)fdf|{f}g4 G2:||:g2d2e2| {c}TB4e2|d>edBAB|(G2A2)B2|(gfg)abc’|Ta4 (gf)| (gf)(gf)(ed)|(ed)(ed)(cB)|(ed)(cB)(AG)|c2e2c2|d2 (fg)(af)|g4 G2:| |:(d<B) B4|(d<B) A4|(d<B)G4|(d<B)(d<B) d2|(g<d)(g<d) g2| (fg)a2A2|(d<B)B4|(d<B)A4|(d<B)G4|(e<c)(e<c)e2 d2g2f2| {f}g4 G2::(G2a2)b2|G3A (G/A/B)|(E2F2)G2|g2G2B2| G2 b2 (ag)|(fg)a2A2|g4f2|e3 gde|(B2c2)d2| (e2f2)g2|a2 dgfa|G4G2:||(3B/c/d/ (.d.d.d.d)|Gg e2| (dB)(cA) G2|(3Bcd (.d.d.d.d)|g3a (g/a/b)|{b}a4 A2|(3Bcd (.d.d.d.d)| Gg e2 (dc)|BcBA G2|(3cde (3.e.e.e.e)|d2 (fg)(af)|{f}g4 G2:| |:(bgdB) G2|B2e4|(ded)BAB|(GBd)g b2|G2 b2 (ag)|(fg)a2 A2| (bgdB) G2|g2 (efg)e|(c’bag)(fe)|(agfe)(dc)|(Bdg)BAf|{f}g4 G2:| M:9/8 L:1/8 |:"Brisk"(B/c/d)d (e/f/)ge (dB)G|(B/c/)d (e/f/)ge Tf2A|(B/c/)dd (e/f/)ge (dB)G| c>de dBg Tf2A::gGB g(a/g/f/e/) dBG|gdB gdB|a(f/g/a/f/)| g(e/f/g/e/) d(B/c/d/B/) G(B/c/d/B/)|cec dBg Tf2 A:|]

X:4 T:Suttors of Selkirk M:3/4 L:1/8 R:Air Q:"Brisk" S:McGibbon – Scots Tunes, book III, p. 79 (1762) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G G2 | (Bcd2)e2 | d2B2g2 | (ed)cBAG | (Bcd2)e2 | d2B2g2 | {g}Tf4A2 | (Bcd2)e2 | d2B2g2 | edcBAG | c3de2 | d2B2g2 |{g}Tf4A2 :||: g2G2B2 | g2f2e2 | d2 cBAG | g2G2B2 | g2 agfe |{e}f4 A2 | g2G2B2 | g2 agfe | d2g2B2 | c3de2 | d2B2g2 |{g}Tf4A2 :|]

X:1 T:Souters of Selkirk, The M:9/8 L:1/8 B: B: Neil Stewart – Select Collection of Scots, English, Irish and Foreign Airs, Jiggs & B:Marches, vol. 1 (Edinburgh, 1784, No. 63, p. 29) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G (B/c/d)d (e/f/g)e (dB)G|(B/c/d)d (e/f/g)e Tf2A|(B/c/d)d (e/f/g)e (dB)G|c>de dBg Tf2A:| |:gGB g(a/g/f/e/) dBG|gdB gdB a(f/g/a/f/)| g(e/f/g/e/) d(B/c/d/B/) G(B/c/d/B/)|cec dBg Tf2A:|

X:5 T:Souters of Selkirk L:1/8 M:3/4 Q:"Slow" S:Peacock’s Tunes (c. 1805) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:G B>c d2e2|d2B2g2|edcBAG|B>C d2e2|d2B2g2|f4 A2| G2B2d2|g2 ecge|d2 cBAA|cBcdec|D2B2g2|f4 A2:| |:g2 GB/c/ dB|g2 efge|edcBAG|g2 GB/c/ dB|g2 efge| f4 A2|g2 GB/c/ dB|g2 efge|edcBAG|cBcdec|d2B2g2|f4 A2:| |:(3dcB e>e e2|(3dcB g>g g2|(3dcB (3cBA (3BAG|(3dcB e>e e2| (3dcB geGg|f4 A2|(3dcB e>e e2|(3dcB (3edc (3gfe| (3dcB (3cBA (3BAG|cBcdec|d2B2g2|f4 A2:| |:g2 dBdB|g2 ecge|dBcABG|g2 dBdB|g2 ecge|f4A2|g2 dBdB| g2 (3efg (3cde|dgdBAG|cBcdec|d2B2g2|f4 A2:| L:1/8 M:6/8 B/c/dd e/f/ge|dBG B/c/dd|e/f/ge f2A|B/c/dd e/f/ge|dBG c/B/c/d/e/c/| dBg f2A:||:GB/c/d/B/ dBg|dBg GB/c/d/B/|dBg f2A|GB/c/d/B/ dBg| d/c/B/A/G c/B/c/d/e/c/|dBg f2A:||:g/f/e/d/B g/f/e/d/B|g/f/e/d/G g/f/e/d/B| g/f/e/d/B g/f/e/d/A|g/f/e/d/B g/f/e/d/B|e/d/c/B/A/G/ c/B/c/d/e/c/|dBg f2A:| |:GgB gBg|BgB GgB|gBg AgA|ggB gBg| BgB cec|dBg f2A::d/B/d/B/e d/B/d/B/g|d/B/d/B/G d/B/d/B/e| d/B/d/B/g f2A|d/B/d/B/e d/B/d/B/g|dBG c/B/c/d/e/c/|dBg f2A:| |:gGB d/B/d/B/d/B/|d/B/d/B/d/B gAc|d/B/d/B/d/B/ c/A/c/A/c/A/|gGB g/f/e/f/g/e/| d/c/B/c/d/B/ c/B/c/d/e/c/|dBg f2A::d2B d2B|d/c/B/A/G d2B| d2B e/d/c/B/A|d2B d2B|d/c/B/A/G c/d/e/f/g/e/|dBg f2A:| |:G/a/B/c/d/B/ g/f/e/d/c/B/|dBg G/A/B/c/d/B/|g/f/e/d/c/B/ eAe|G/A/B/c/d/B/ g/f/e/f/g/e/| dgB c/B/c/d/e/c/|dBg f2A::B2G B2G|dBg B2G| B/c/dg f2A|B2G B2G|gdB cB/c/d/e/|dBg f2A:| |:d3e3|dBG d2G|ABd e2A|d3 e3|dBG c2e|dBg f2A:|

X:1 T:Souters o’ Selkirk, The M:9/8 L:1/8 R:Quickstep B:John McLachlan - Piper’s Assistant (1854, No. 57, pp. 32-33) Z:AK/Fiddler’s Companion K:Amix efe eca ecA|efe eca g2B|efe eca ecA|def eca g2B:| |:aAc agf ecA|aAc af/g/a/f/ g2B|aAc agf e>cA|def eca g2B:| |:cea cea ecA|cea cea g2B|cea cea ecA|def eca g2B:| |: aga cea ecA|aAa Tfec g2B|aga cea ecA|def eca g2B:|]